About the Book
· Model paper for GPAT included.
· More than 8,000 very-important objective questions & answers.
· Broad and critical questions written by an expert author with 20-years experience.
· Appendix notes and tables for rapid review of vital information for exams.
· Comprehensive coverage of all pharmaceutical and basic biomedical subjects.
· Logically organized drug lists and classifications for easy reading and memory.
· Powerful resource of pharmaceutical data, facts and pathophysiological information.
· Ideal book for students preparing for pharmacy competitive exams &board exams.
Contents 1. Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2. Pharmacognosy and Natural Products, 3. Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 4. Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, 5. Pharmacy Law and Regulations, 6. Biochemistry and Clinical Investigation, 7. Physiology and Pathology, 8. Dispensing and Clinical Pharmacy, 9. Microbiology and Public Health, 10. GPAT Model Papers and Books
About the Author
Dr. Samba Reddy is presently an Associate Professor & Principal Investigator at Texas A&M University, a premier and one of the largest systems of public education in the USA that educates over 1 lakh students each year. He is teaching advanced courses and directing a research program in new drug development. He holds a special assignment as a Chartered Member of the U.S.Govt. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant Review panel, one of the biggest scientific honors in the USA.
Despite being from humble background, he has excelled in every field and became one of the most successful pharmaceutical researchers in the world. He completed the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree (B.Pharm) in 1992 from Kakatiya University, Warangal, with distinction and university-wide top rank. He received six Gold Medals from the Andhra Pradesh Governor in 1992 for his academic excellence. He was the topper of the GATE exam in 1992. He did M.Pharm (1994) and Ph.D. degrees (1998) in Pharmacology from Panjab University working with Professor Kulkarni in Chandigarh. During this time, Samba Reddy has received several awards in India such as IDMA Medal, Malhotra Award, Uvnas Award and Devi Research Prize.
Samba Reddy went to USA for advanced research by winning a highly competitive fellowship. He completed 3-year post-doctoral training at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), a world premier institute for biomedical research. While working at NIH, he made several original scientific discoveries in the field of pharmacology. He developed “ganaxolone”, a new drug for epilepsy. Because of these accomplishments, he was honored with the NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence in 2000. He got ASPET’s Young Scientist award in 2004 for innovative scientific discoveries in pharmacology. He completed clinical pharmacy training and received board certification as Registered Pharmacist (RPh) in USA. As an expert pharmacist, he participates in health affairs and lectures widely on clinical pharmacy topics.
Samba Reddy worked as an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University from 2002-2008. During this time, he was awarded with several major NIH grants worth several millions of dollars for conducting pharmaceutical research. In 2006, he received the prestigious Faculty Research Award by the Sigma Xi Scientific Society for his outstanding research on new antiepileptic drugs. In 2008, Dr. Reddy joined Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) in the College of Medicine as an Associate Professor. He is the Principal Investigator of NIH-funded research projects on new drug development in epilepsy and brain disorders, and directs the epilepsy research lab at TAMHSC.
Samba Reddy is an excellent writer and editor. To date, he published seventy-five (75) articles in international journals, and wrote several books that have been widely referred and cited in the field. He presented over 100 lectures and seminars at national and international meetings and institutions. For these excellent services, he was honored with the Distinguished Scientist Award in 2007 by the Association of Scientists of Indian Origin in America. He provides editorial services for over twenty pharmaceutical and biomedical journals, and currently, he is the Executive Editor of International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nanotechnology. He has the rare distinction as the first young author of a widely acclaimed book “Pharmacy Entrance”, first published in 1992, and now a new advanced book Pharmacy Quiz. Because of such extraordinary and sustained achievements, his name and biography was entered in the Who’s Who of World Scientists.